Office Building Design

No longer marked by gray, uniform rows of cubicles, offices have become more personalized and employee-centric than ever, giving people a more comfortable place to spend their working hours. New approaches to office customization and the way employees interact are breathing new life into the workplace.
Renderings courtesy Stantec
August 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At 227 meters, Stantec Tower will be the tallest building in the city, dwarfing the two next-tall...

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August 27, 2014 | Cruzan

Cruzan announced make, a 175,000-square-foot office redevelopment project on the coast of Carlsba...

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Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.
August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Large portions of some skyscrapers are useless space used to artificially enhance their height, a...

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August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff 
Choosing from 30,000 photos he took from the day construction began in 2006 to the day when con...
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Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners
August 19, 2014 | Goettsch Partners

The overall design concept is of a complex of textured buildings that would differentiate from th...

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August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

The Howard Hughes Corporation, in association with architecture firm Cho Benn Holback + Associate...

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Renderings: courtesy SPARK
August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm SPARK recently finished a design for a new development in Shenzhen. The 770,700...

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Renderings courtesy of NBBJ
August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Developed by architects at NBBJ, Sunbreak uses a unique three-hinged shade that morphs from an op...

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Renderings courtesy of SURE Architecture
August 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Rather than superimposing one floor on top of another, London-based SURE Architecture proposes tw...

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The window-shaped buildings will allow buildings behind them to continue enjoyin
August 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Window of Guangzhou project will consist of three towers forming the number sequence "001."...

Set to open later this year, the $184 million Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transpor
August 08, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Improving energy performance of existing properties through targeted upgrades and large-scale rec...

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Montroy Andersen DeMarco recently completed a 35,000-sf fitout of Manhattan offi
August 07, 2014 | Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The adage “doing more with less” has become a byword for many businesses since the Great Recessio...

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August 06, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

The 2014 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the...

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Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower
July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower is part of a thr...

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Office reconstruction to suit new work styles is becoming a hot category. A Buil
July 29, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Following years of fairly lackluster demand for commercial property remodeling, reconstruction re...

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July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Structure Tone, Turner, and Gilbane top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the larges...

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July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, URS, and Wiss, Janney, Elstner top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the lar...

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July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, HDR, and HOK top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstructi...

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Inside the 68-story building are apartments, offices and a hotel. Photo credit:
July 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Northeast Asia Trade Tower stands at 308 meters and is the focal point of the Songdo Internat...

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Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons
July 23, 2014 | AIA

AIA reported the June ABI score was 53.5, up from a mark of 52.6 in May.

July 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

U.S. Bank Tower, as part of a series of improvements, will be getting an observation deck and res...

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Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Calif. Photo
July 22, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

According to expert forecasters, multifamily projects, the Panama Canal expansion, and the petrol...

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Illustration: Gameanna via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
July 21, 2014 | Mancini•Duffy

Data analysis from Mancini•Duffy indicates significant variations among age cohorts in the workpl...

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Lookout Mountain Elementary School, Phoenix, Ariz. Photo: courtesy Adolfson & Pe
July 18, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

“UAV.” “LATISTA.” “CMST.” If BD+C Giants 300 contractors have anything to say about it, these new...

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Riyadh Metro Station, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, with engineering servic
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Barton Malow, Hill International top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the l...

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Contractor Turner Construction is focusing its international efforts in Europe,
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Turner, Whiting-Turner, Skanska top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest co...

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The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock
July 18, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Following solid revenue growth in 2013, the majority of U.S.-based engineering and engineering/ar...

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The 73-year-old Naval Reserve Armory building on Seattles South Lake Union dock
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the larges...

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At 206,000 sf, San Diego State Universitys Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union is
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fluor, Arup, Day & Zimmermann top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest...

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The shale gale of petroleum development is bringing economic growth to numerou
July 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Perkins+Will, NBBJ top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest archit...

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